By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated:
In this tutorial, I will explain how to add thumbnail image in your WordPress category. After using the thumbnail images in your categories, your categories will be more attractive and more presentable.
Categories Images WordPress plugin will allow you to add thumnail images in your cutegories. Use these functions in your template files
< ?php if (function_exists('z_taxonomy_image_url')) echo z_taxonomy_image_url(); ?> to get the url and put it in any img tag or simply use
< ?php if (function_exists('z_taxonomy_image')) z_taxonomy_image(); ?> in (category or taxonomy) template.
You can also configure this using settings menu you can exclude any taxonomies from the plugin to avoid conflicting with another plugin like WooCommerce.
The installation of this plugin is very easy as you installed other WordPress plugins. If you have just started with WordPress, then Read:
You can also follow the below steps:
1) Open your WordPress admin panel, then plugins menu > Add New and search for ‘Categories Images’.
2) Click to install.
3) Once it installed, click on activate the option to enable its functionalities.
After the activation of this plugin navigate to the Settings => Category Images option. Select the setting options as per your requirement and then click on the Save Changes button to save your current settings.
Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies. View all posts by Prem Tiwari